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Today's News

  • Carroll couple arrested in connection with thefts

    A couple suspected in thefts from seven businesses in recent months has been arrested and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center.
    Nathan C. Seaward, 27, and Candida M. Blanton, 33, a homeless couple living in a van at the end of Lock Road were arrested July 16, 2012 by Carroll County Deputy Sheriff Clay Cable and Carrollton Police Sgt. Rick Jackson.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, July 9
    1:34 p.m., warrant service, 600 block Richmond Hill Rd
    1:42 p.m., warrant service, 400 block Harley Ln
    2:22 p.m., warrant service, 1000 block U.S. 421N
    2:57 p.m., warrant service, Stauffer Ct
    4:19 p.m., domestic abuse complaint, 100 block Luckett Ln
    7:54 p.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, July 10
    3:54 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    1:00 p.m., process service, 7000 block Burkhardt Bottom Rd
    2:18 p.m., escort, 30 U.S. 42E

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Items published in court news are public record.

    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following case were heard in Trimble County Court the week of July 16-20, 2012.

    Felony

  • Kentucky State Police plan safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of July 30 - August 13, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.
     

  • Lawmakers briefed on new regulations for farm vehicles

    FRANKFORT - Overweight and large farm vehicles now have their own regulation separate from the overweight commercial truck regulation, lawmakers were told in a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation last week.
    The division was made to simplify farm vehicle requirements and make them easier to understand, Ann D’Angelo, of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, said.

    Minor changes were also made to the regulation to comply with laws passed during the most recent legislative session, she said.

  • Drought creates different insect problems

    Hot, dry weather could have some insects feeding in greater-than-normal numbers on crops like alfalfa, tobacco and some vegetables.

  • Post-harvesting dilemma: To can or to freeze produce?

    Soon, many vegetables and fruits will be ready for harvesting, and many gardeners will have more produce than they can readily eat. Those who want to preserve fresh, summer foods for later consumption will consider either freezing or canning the harvest. But is one way of preservation better than the other? The answer depends on the type of food you want to preserve. 

    If proper techniques and correct temperatures are used, frozen foods retain greater amounts of their vitamin content, natural color, flavor and texture.

  • Post-harvesting dilemma: To can or to freeze produce?

    Soon, many vegetables and fruits will be ready for harvesting, and many gardeners will have more produce than they can readily eat. Those who want to preserve fresh, summer foods for later consumption will consider either freezing or canning the harvest. But is one way of preservation better than the other? The answer depends on the type of food you want to preserve. 

    If proper techniques and correct temperatures are used, frozen foods retain greater amounts of their vitamin content, natural color, flavor and texture.

  • Chuck’s Chix: Area softball enthusiasts on a mission

    By KEVIN BRADLEY

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Chuck’s Chix is an area girls’ fastpitch softball organization based in Carrollton.  The girls come from Carroll, Owen, Gallatin, Trimble and Henry counties and represent six school systems.

  • Attitudes to accomplish your goals